African writers in the diaspora have consistently garnered awards for their works, telling stories that are beautiful and touching. Yaa Gyasi, a Ghanaian born writer recently won the American Book Awards for her novel Homegoing.
The build up to the release of JAY-Z’s 13th Studio album, 4:44, gave fans very little idea on what’s to come. The newest teaser featuring Lupita Nyong’o is an emotional prelude to a powerful visual of the bonus track.
Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe is set to appear before a magistrate court in South Africa after she was said to have assaulted a 20 year old model. Social media has been awash with opinions on what many consider disgraceful and abuse of power.
Kemi Adetiba is a director from Lagos, who directed one of the most sought after Nigerian movies in 2016, ‘The Wedding Party’ and created the online series “King Woman” an online source of mentorship and inspiration for women by women. Kemi has set a two to five year target to win an Oscar. We are rooting for Kemi on the endeavour.
A leading Sudanese women’s rights activist Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim has passed away at he age of 84. Fatima was the first female elected parliamentarian in Sudan. May she Rest in Power.
The English Premiership is back and we always bask in the achievements of African players making their mark in Europe’s top soccer leagues. Over the weekend, newly promoted side Huddersfield Town shocked Crystal Palace, inspired by the standout performance of Beninese international Steve Mounié. Mounié led Huddersfield to a 3-0 victory, scoring two goals, a remarkable tale for the young African player.
Why #Githeriman was everywhere transcending time, space but not all things political like a neutral inter-dimensional observer.
After staying out of the country on medical grounds for more than three months, Nigerians are demanding that President Buhari either comes back to resume his duties or resign. Are the protests justifiable?
Siyasanga Tundzi is the owner and designer behind the wonderful South African Hlubi Creations, a store within a store, where she makes beautiful accessories from what most people would throw away.